CALLIE AND BRANDON'S SECRET IS IN JEOPARDY IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "THE FOSTERS,"
AIRING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (8:00 P.M. EST)
ON FREEFORM (THE NEW NAME FOR ABC FAMILY)
Burbank, CA (January 12, 2016) - Callie and Brandon worry their secret has gotten out in an all-new episode of "The Fosters" airing MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (8:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST) on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family.
Brandon is upset when he learns that his shared secret with Callie is in jeopardy. Lena and Stef's mother, Sharon (guest star Annie Potts, "Ghostbusters"), disagrees over how Stef should handle her diagnosis. Meanwhile, Mariana's run for junior class president heats up as the simmering resentment between her and Lexi comes to a head.
"Mixed Messages" was written by Thomas Higgins and directed by Rich Newey.
Winner of a Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, "The Fosters" is executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez, ("American Idol," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "The Back-Up Plan") and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige ("Queer As Folk"), who also serve as executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson ("The Bold and the Beautiful", "Hope & Faith"). "The Fosters" stars Teri Polo ("Meet the Parents") as Stef Adams Foster, Sherri Saum ("In Treatment") as Lena Adams Foster, Hayden Byerly ("Parenthood") as Jude Adams Foster, Noah Centineo ("How to Build a Better Boy") as Jesus Adams Foster, David Lambert ("Aaron Stone") as Brandon Foster, Maia Mitchell ("Teen Beach Movie") as Callie Adams Foster, Danny Nucci ("Titanic") as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager") as Mariana Adams Foster. Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, and Benny Medina also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc. in association with Freeform.
Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, Freeform (the new name for ABC Family) is distributed in 94 million homes. The network connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas". The Freeform app is a service which allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.